COURTESY STACKS ON MAGAZINE
Stacks on Magazine is a new coffee and craft cocktail lounge inside the Country Inn & Suites.
Uptown coffee shop Manhattanjack
(4939 Prytania St., (504) 897-5551; www.manhattanjack.com)
now serves lunch.
In addition to buttermilk drops and breakfast pastries the cafe offers sandwiches with ingredients the chefs make in-house, including the bread.
Menu items include a baked smoked salmon club, made with Nueske’s bacon and lemon caper aioli; a Reuben made with house-brined corned beef, Swiss cheese and sauerkraut on rye bread; and a grilled peanut butter and jelly sandwich with apricot-raspberry jam.
Owners Jack Petronella and Coleman Jernigan opened the coffee shop on Prytania Street in 2012.
The café is open from 6:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily and food is served from 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
For more information, visit the Manhattanjack website.
Stacks on Magazine
(315 Magazine St., 504- 324-5400), a new downtown cafe and cocktail lounge, is now open inside the Country Inn & Suites hotel
The bar, which opened earlier this month, sits in what used to be the hotel's library, near the corner of Magazine and Gravier streets. Besides a selection of La Colombe espresso and coffee drinks, a drink menu designed by mixologist Reagan Gardner includes several classic and specialty cocktails.
The Slow Goodnight features Sazerac rye, Aperol, agave, grapefruit, Peychaud’s bitters, rosewater and lemon. The Great Adventurer combines Papa’s Pilar dark rum, Barrow’s Intense Ginger liqueur and Fernet.
Several local beers are served on draft. A short food menu includes simple snacks such as crawfish pies, hot wings and potato tots.
Stacks on Magazine is open from 6 a.m. to midnight daily.